GRE Word List


clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling

The meaning of the word maladroit is clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling.

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luxuriatetake pleasure in great comfort
eminentrising above others; high; lofty; distinguished; Ex. eminent position
fumblemove the fingers and hands awkwardly (in search of something); mishandle or drop a ball that is in play; bungle; botch; spoil by mishandling; N.
salaciouslascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk
lumenunit of light energy (one candle's worth)
scaleclimb up; ascend; remove or come off in scales; N: flake of epidermis; ascending or descending series of musical tones
transientstaying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient
onslaughtvicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
broilcook by direct heat; N.
shadeslight difference in degree; nuance; degree of color; Ex. shades of meaning/grey